Average Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary in South Africa

R1,107,026
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R189,502
Bonus
R9,000
Commission
R175,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in South Africa is R1,107,026.
10%
R619k
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R1m
90%
R2m
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Salary
R619k - R2m
Bonus
R51k - R710k
Profit Sharing
R50k - R596k
Commission
R0 - R9k
Total Pay
R689k - R2m

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Job Description for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Tasks
  • Develop internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Provide leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting efforts of the company.

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Popular Skills for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Skills in Strategic Planning and Senior Financial Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Financial Analysis and Financial Reporting.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

An entry-level Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R797,555 based on 20 salaries. An early career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R905,611 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R1,067,456 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R1,194,616 based on 235 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R1,499,259.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 596 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
15.8%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
39.4%
Late Career
20.0%

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